Each topic faces a balancing act. A relationship can be off balance in either direction. There are two extreme, unhealthy ways of handling each topic, and then there is a healthy middle: The Third Option.

A few things to know:

  • Anger is a feeling and feelings are neither RIGHT nor WRONG.
  • Angry feelings are OK. Angry BEHAVIORS may not be!

Questions to Ponder:

  • When angry, am I a “stuffer” or an “attacker”?
  • What can I do with my anger?
  • How can I begin to deal more constructively with my anger?
  • Do I encourage my partner to stuff their anger by refusing to listen?
  • Do I allow him/her to direct anger at me that belongs elsewhere?

John Gottman – four negative patterns that can lead to divorce

Join us to learn The Third Option and how to work your way to the healthy, middle solution.

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